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River East Collegiate
River East Transcona School Division

Welcome to our school library!

The River East Collegiate Library offers students a place to engage in learning, read for pleasure, conduct research, study, and use computers, devices or other technology for school related assignments.

We believe that every student should have the skills necessary to navigate in today's information-rich society. Determining information needs, recognizing and selecting appropriate print or online resources, evaluating sources, recognizing false or misleading information and managing information are fundamental skills needed for successful academic research and life-long learning.

The library's goal is to provide access to a wide variety of current and appropriate information sources, and to ensure that teachers, staff and students are efficient and effective users of information.

Staff

Mrs. C. Robinson (Teacher Librarian)
Mrs. M. Baldwin (Library Technician)                                     

 

Library Hours

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Monday to Friday

 

Lending Policies

Borrowing Period – 2 weeks
Lost or damaged books will result in a fine that will equal the replacement cost of the book.

 

Services provided for students

The Library Technician and the Teacher Librarian help students find, access, use and evaluate resources, as well as connect students with materials for pleasure reading. They can provide instruction and help in the use of library information, materials and equipment.

 

Program Description

The Teacher Librarian offers a program of library instruction, in collaboration with subject area teachers, where information literacy, digital literacy, media literacy and digital citizenship skills are taught in conjunction with inquiry projects.

 

Recommendations

If you wish to recommend an addition to the REC Library, please email Mrs. Robinson at crobinson@retsd.mb.ca or Mrs. Baldwin at mbaldwin@retsd.mb.ca.